Essentials Of Law For Health Professionals by Kim ForresterEssentials Of Law For Health Professionals by Kim Forrester

Essentials Of Law For Health Professionals

byKim Forrester, Debra GriffithsEditorKim Forrester

Paperback | February 17, 2015

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  • " Bachelor of Nursing students
  • " Diploma of Nursing students
  • " Bachelor of Midwifery students
  • " Bachelor of Paramedicine students
  • " Bachelor of Health science students
  • " Post graduate Nursing and Midwifery students

Essentials of Law for Health Professionals 4eprovides students with the information and knowledge necessary to make well-informed and considered decisions about their legal rights and obligations, and the legal rights and obligations of the patients and clients under their care.

Title:Essentials Of Law For Health ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 17, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0729541665

ISBN - 13:9780729541664

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction to Law for Health Professionals
1. Introductory Concepts and the Court Hierarchy
2. The Australian Constitution and System of Government
3. Working with Legal Representatives
4. Law and ethics
Section 2: Legal Concepts for Health Professionals
5. Management of Patient and Client information
6. Negligence
7. Intentional Torts
Section 3: Life and Death Issues
8. Refusal of Treatment
9. Manipulation of Life
10. Criminal Law issues and the Coroner
Section 4: Working within the Law
11. Contractual and Industrial elements of Professional Practice
12. Statutes Controlling Health Service Delivery
13. Registration and Regulation of Health Professionals